Month: December 2011

Out with everyone else first, in with Healthy Shelley!

Someone once said “The road to wellness isn’t straight, clear or predictable. It’s a path you forge yourself.” I spent the better part of 2011 caring for everyone else except myself…. Again… However, I did get rid of some extra heavy baggage that I have been carrying around with me for years… which is a […]

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10 Helpful Uses of Eucalyptus

Wounds: Eucalyptus essential oil is a good antiseptic owing to its germicidal properties. On its exposure to air, ozone is formed which is a well-known antiseptic. Hence eucalyptus oil is used for healing wounds, ulcers, burns, cuts, abrasions and sores. It is also effective on insect bites and stings. Soaps: Eucalyptus oil has applications in […]

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Fine Motor Holiday gifts

gifts for children with special needs

As a mom of a special needs daughter I have been through many holiday and birthdays where friends and family ask, “What do we get Hadley?” It is a bit harder and takes some thought behind finding toys that are appropriate for special needs children since there is such a wide range of disabilities. However […]

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4 Websites for Fashionista’s on a Budget

drawing of burberry jacket

photo credit: Noemi Manalang Shhh I have a secret for all fashionista’s! Being that I am a mom of a 23 year old daughter I have lived through many fashion phases as well as my own. And being the mom that I am,  always dressing my children and husband better then myself. *note to self […]

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